Sports

Chieftains battle for top spot in D-II

Baseball team rallies past Saints, but suffers first loss of season to Sentinels
GLOCESTER – Earlier last week, local high school baseball fans who were looking ahead to Tuesday’s showdown between last year’s Division II finalists, two-time champion Ponaganset and Scituate, were... more

Glove doctor

CHS infielder Molis repairs baseball gloves as part-time job
CUMBERLAND – For the past season and a half, Cumberland High junior third baseman Joey Molis has made a name for himself at ballparks around the area and beyond with his exceptional glovework at the... more

BMR softball team comes out swinging

Chargers average 12.6 runs per game in 3-2 start
BLACKSTONE – After averaging nearly 13 runs per game in its first four games of the season, the Blackstone-Millville Regional softball team was outmatched by non-league opponent Oxford last Friday... more

Jensen delivers fantastic finish

Despite bad weather, Lincoln native breaks three-hour mark, places 60th among women at Boston Marathon
BOSTON – Ashley Jensen couldn’t have scripted an opening chapter as nightmarish as the one she experienced at the start of last week’s 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. The scene was the same as... more

Tough week for Spartans

Baseball team suffers three close losses in four-day stretch
NORTH SCITUATE – It’s been a long time since the Scituate High baseball team suffered three losses in a week, but that’s what happened last Friday evening when the Spartans suffered a wild 15-13... more

Town’s two leagues team up to form NP Little League next year

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – It’s been said that all good things must come to an end, and after this season, the North Providence East and West Little League programs, which have enjoyed two of the longest... more

Saints duel D-II’s iron

Despite 1-3 start, SRA baseball team pursues return to postseason
PAWTUCKET – Despite watching his team begin its Division II season with a 1-3 record, St. Raphael Academy head baseball coach Tom “Saar” Sorrentine thinks his club has what it takes this year to... more

Teeing off

Young NP golf team opens season; Petracca shoots 73 to capture U.S. High School Challenge Cup title
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Fielding some of the smallest golf teams in the state has been nothing new to veteran North Providence High golf coach James Isabella. For the past couple of seasons, Isabella had... more

Castaneda wins Forgue Run/Walk Festival’s 5K

Wright’s Farm event triples turnout from previous year
BURRILLVILLE – One race was somewhat close and the other was a runaway, but neither race turned out to be the story of the day at last Saturday morning’s Tammy Forgue Memorial Run/Walk Festival at... more

Lincoln’s Doris makes name for himself on Lasell baseball team

NEWTON, Mass. – Lincoln's Sean Doris, who is a freshman outfielder/pitcher on the Lasell College baseball team, recently received a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) honors, as he... more

Former LHS standout Wilson earns place in R.I. Aquatic Hall of Fame

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Former Lincoln High swimmer Paul Wilson will be among the six-member Class of 2018 who will be inducted into the Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame on Friday, May 4, at Quidnessett... more

Walsh receives LEC weekly honor at RIC

PROVIDENCE – Cumberland's Tyler Walsh, a junior first baseman on the Rhode Island College baseball team, was named the Little East Conference's Player of the Week on Monday for helping RIC win three... more

Blackstone Valley organization seeks umpires this season

WOONSOCKET – The Blackstone Valley Umpires Association is seeking umpires for the upcoming season. New umpires are welcome and no experience is needed – training will be provided. For more... more

Microulis collects 150th career hit with Mt. Ida softball team

NEWTON, Mass. – Pawtucket’s Hayley Microulis, who is a shortstop and the lone senior on the Mount Ida College softball team, recently picked up the 150th hit of her collegiate career. Microulis, who... more